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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

VZCZCXYZ0016
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #1473 1921709
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 111709Z JUL 06
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9562
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY
RUMIAAE/COMSOCSOUTH SIMS HOMESTEAD ARS FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001473

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE TRAINING

REF: A. COMSOCSOUTH 071600Z NOV 05
B. 05 STATE 83724

1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.

2. Action request: Embassy requests the Department assist
in conducting a Leahy Amendment Human Rights review, as well
as a general name check of the following Chilean candidate
who has been nominated for training in the U.S., pursuant to
the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act. Please transmit
the results of such, including information not strictly
covered by the Leahy Amendment, to Embassy.

3. The proposed training is the U.S. Army War College, which
will take place in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 6, 2006
through June 9, 2007. The name and identifying information
of the proposed candidate appears in the following format:
Name, unit, date of birth, place of birth and national
identification number.

a. Alberto E. Palma Labrin, Chilean Army, Doctrine and
Institutes Command, 22 Nov 1960, Linares, 8640679-9


4. Embassy is conducting its own review and has not found
credible information that the candidate has been involved in
gross human rights violations.
YAMAUCHI

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